Five College Consortium

Gend./Sexuality in Asian Amer

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Critical Social Thought
Course Number: 
349AX
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Dragon ladies, lotus blossoms, geisha girls--the U.S. cultural imaginary is saturated with myths regarding Asian sexuality and gender. This interdisciplinary course intervenes into this dominant imaginary by exploring feminist and queer frameworks derived from Asian-American contexts: immigration, labor, racial stereotyping, militarization, citizenship, and so-called "terrorism." Through a mix of scholarly, creative, activist, and media texts, we will challenge preconceived notions about Asian Americans as regressive, repressed, or hyper-sexual, as well as examine the powerful counter-imaginaries offered within Asian American literature and culture.
Comments: 
Prereq: GNDST-101.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
102984,103058
Schedule #: 
102984

Course Sections

Gend./Sexuality in Asian Amer
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Jina Kim jinakim@mtholyoke.edu T 01:15PM-04:05PM Shattuck Hall 203